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President Ramkalawan Condemns Drone Attacks on the United Arab Emirates

President Wavel Ramkalawan conveyed his condolences and sympathy to the Government and people of the United Arab Emirates for the loss of lives and material damage caused by this terrorist attack

On a visit to the United Arab Emirates, where he is participating in the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) Summit 2022, President Wavel Ramkalawan has condemned the recent drone attacks on Abu Dhabi international airport, resulting in the loss of lives and injuries to innocent civilians. “Seychelles stands in solidarity…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

High Commissioner Morel represents Seychelles at the SADC Extraordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government

The Summit was officially opened and chaired by His Excellency Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi, in his capacity as the Chairperson of SADC

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) convened an extraordinary summit meeting this week in Lilongwe to discuss the organization’s efforts and deployment in bringing back peace and security in the northern province of Cabo Delgado of Mozambique. High Commissioner Morel attended the Summit on behalf of President Ramkalawan, which concluded…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles and ASEAN will co-host the ASEAN AFRICA Forum in 2022

The forum will aim at sharing the upcoming prospects to foster economic growth

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr Sylvestre Radegonde, held discussions with the Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, at the ASEAN headquarters in Jakarta yesterday. The ASEAN Secretary General, who was recently on a working visit to Seychelles, recalled his…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

The Government of Seychelles condemns pirate attacks off the coast of Hodeidah

Such blatant acts jeopardise regional security and place the protection of the region's citizens at risk

Seychelles has long been at the forefront of the fight against piracy in the Western Indian Ocean, and therefore, we are deeply disturbed by the recent attacks on the UAE-flagged vessel in the Red Sea. The Government of Seychelles condemns in the strongest terms the recent pirate attacks on the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

30th Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) Policy Organs Meetings

Brigadier Michael Rosette, Chief of Defence Forces of the Republic of Seychelles participated in the EACDS meeting and also attended the EASF Council of Ministers meeting

Seychelles participated in the 30th Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) Policy Organs Meetings (POM) held in Kampala Uganda from 13 to 17 December 2021.  The POM comprised of three levels of meetings; the Expert meeting, the Eastern Africa Chiefs of Defence and Security  (EACDS) meeting and the Council of Ministers meeting. The…

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Contact Group on piracy off the coast of Somalia Friends of the Chair meeting

CGPCS Draft Strategic plan: Toward the review of CGPCS focus beyond piracy

Progress of the work for the formulation of a strategic plan, which aims to map out the future of the Contact Group on piracy off the coast of Somalia (CGPCS) for adoption by its Plenary session was one of the key agenda of the CGPCS Friends of the Chair meeting,…

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President Ramkalawan sends a congratulatory message to incoming and outgoing German Chancellor

He also congratulated the outgoing German Chancellor, H.E Dr. Angel Merkel on the end of her term

President Ramkalawan sent a message of congratulations to H.E Mr. Olaf Scholz on the occasion of his appointment as the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. He also congratulated the outgoing German Chancellor, H.E Dr. Angel Merkel on the end of her term. In his first message addressed to…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Eastern African Standby Force (EASF) Director pays courtesy call on Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs

The EASF Director was on a working visit in Seychelles, meeting with various high government officials, including a courtesy call on the President of the Republic, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan

The Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Vivianne Fock Tave welcomed the Eastern African Standby Force (EASF) Director Brigadier General, Getachew Shiferaw, at Maison Quéau de Quinssy, on 1st December 2021. The EASF Director was on a working visit in Seychelles, meeting with various high government officials, including a courtesy call…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Ramkalawan sends a message on the occasion of UAE’s National Day

The unity of the seven Emirates serves as a constant reminder and example of brotherhood, peace and tolerance in an increasingly-divided world

President Wavel Ramkalawan has sent a message to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on the occasion of the UAE’s National Day. The President’s message reads: “Your Highness, On the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the United Arab Emirates, the…

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Minister Radegonde receives the first Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe

Minister Radegonde and Ambassador Hamadziripi discussed a wide range of issues in bilateral cooperation between the two countries, including education, tourism, and finance

Minister Sylvestre Radegonde met with H.E. Mr. David Douglas Hamadziripi, Non-Resident Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe to the Republic of Seychelles, on October 25, 2021, at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. H.E. Mr. David Douglas Hamadziripi presented his credentials to the President of the Republic, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, in a…